Take Your Kids to a Virtual Zoo or Aquarium




Zoos and aquariums around the world are no exception — they too have been shut down by COVID-19. To help relieve the stress, boredom and loneliness that come with self-isolation, zookeepers are live-streaming animals for people to enjoy from the comfort of their homes.

Here's where you can visit a zoo or aquarium online with your kids...


Shark Cameras at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Visit the aquarium online to keep an eye on the Sharks in the Dangerous Lagoon. More


The San Diego Zoo 
The San Diego Zoo is live streaming a number of animals on its website, including koalas, pandas, giraffes, polar bears and more! More


The National Aquarium
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is offering three live streams daily: Blacktip Reef, Pacific Coral Reef, and Jellies Invasion. More


Houston Zoo
The Houston Zoo Webcams allow you to enjoy a live look at animals that call the Houston Zoo home. More


Elmwood Park Zoo 
The Elmwood Park Zoo in Pennsylvania is offering "Zoo School" via Facebook Live streams, to provide educational segmets for kids stuck at home. Held weekdays at 11 a.m. More


Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium in California is featuring regular live streams of jellyfish, penguins and sharks, set to music. More


The Smithsonian National Zoo
The Smithsonian National Zoo is hosting a 24-hour live view of giant pandas Tian Tian and Mei Xiang. More


Georgia Aquarium
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has 24-hour live steams on its jellyfish, penguins, piranhas and more. More


Zoo Atlanta
The Atlanta zoo website has a panda page with a live camera. There's information on a panda keeper’s job and regular panda news updates — like behaviours, the differences between red pandas and giant pandas and how keepers tell individual pandas apart. More


Cincinnati Zoo
The Cincinnati Zoo's new Facebook Live "Home Safari" show, airs every weekday at 3 p.m. ET. Each episode will feature a different animal and an accompanying educational kids activity that can be done from home. More

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